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This credentialing form application is for an employer seeking credentialing verification information on an O.D. for employment. Please be aware that the NBEO® develops, administers, and scores the entry-level examinations that are used by jurisdictional boards of optometry in making licensure decisions.

All states require passage of at least Part I (ABS®) and Part II (PAM®) for licensure. In addition, 53 jurisdictions require passing Part III (CSE®) and 47 jurisdictions require the passing of the TMOD® examination. The NBEO® does NOT maintain information regarding the licensure status of optometrists.

NBEO® will verify the following:

  • The examinations taken (Part I, Part II, Part III, ISE, TMOD®)
  • The month & year the examinations were taken
  • The pass or fail status ("P" or "F")
Primary Source Verification Fee: $60.00

Please note that the NBEO® does not grant board certification. If interested in board certification, please visit NBEO-Board Certification, Inc. (NBEO-BC) for further information.

The verification will be electronic to the email address used at the time of purchase and may take up to 2 business days.


If you are an O.D. seeking licensure or change licensure status and need your official score report released to a State Board, please order an official score report at


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